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  1. S. S. Schweber (forthcoming). Arnold Sommerfeld: A Biography. Metascience:1-7.
    Michael Eckert has written a remarkable biography of Arnold Sommerfeld , the “off-scale” theoretical physicist who made his Seminar at the University of Munich the outstanding school of theoretical physics of the first third of the twentieth century. Sommerfeld was the teacher and mentor of a large number of exceptional theoretical physicists who studied with him either as doctoral or post-doctoral studentsSee the Wikipedia entry for Arnold Sommerfeld for a complete listing of all his students by category.; and among these, (...)
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  2. Silvan S. Schweber (forthcoming). The Metaphysics of Science at the End of a Heroic Age. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science.
     
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  3. S. Schweber, Alex Wellerstein, Ethan Pollock, Barton Bernstein & Michael Gordin (2011). Contingencies of the Early Nuclear Arms Race. Metascience 20 (3):443-465.
    Contingencies of the early nuclear arms race Content Type Journal Article Pages 1-23 DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9495-z Authors S. S. Schweber, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University, Science Center 371, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Alex Wellerstein, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University, Science Center 371, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Ethan Pollock, Department of History, Box N, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA Barton J. Bernstein, History Department, Building 200, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2024, USA Michael D. Gordin, (...)
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  4. Silvan S. Schweber (2009). Science Without Laws. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 52 (1):141-152.
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  5. Ss Schweber (2008). On Sociological Biographies. Annals of Science 65 (4):573Á578.
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  6. S. S. Schweber (2006). Insights Into Big Science. Metascience 15 (1):167-171.
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  7. Silvan S. Schweber (2006). Einstein and Oppenheimer: Interactions and Intersections. Science in Context 19 (4):513.
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  8. Silvan S. Schweber (2003). Albert Einstein and the Founding of Brandeis University. In A. Ashtekar (ed.), Revisiting the Foundations of Relativistic Physics. 615--640.
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  9. Silvan S. Schweber (2003). J. Robert Oppenheimer: Proteus Unbound. Science in Context 16 (1):219-242.
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  10. Sam Schweber & Matthias Wächter (2000). Complex Systems, Modelling and Simulation. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 31 (4):583-609.
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  11. S. Schweber (1995). Early Quantum Electrodynamics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 26 (2):201-211.
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  12. Tian Yu Cao & Silvan S. Schweber (1993). The Conceptual Foundations and the Philosophical Aspects of Renormalization Theory. Synthese 97 (1):33 - 108.
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  13. S. S. Schweber (1989). John Herschel and Charles Darwin: A Study in Parallel Lives. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 22 (1):1 - 71.
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  14. Ss Schweber (1989). Herschel, John and Darwin, Charles-a Study in Parallel Lives. Journal of the History of Biology 22 (1):1-71.
     
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  15. Silvan S. Schweber (1988). Review: The Correspondence of the Young Darwin. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 21 (3):501 - 519.
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  16. S. S. Schweber (1980). Review: Early Victorian Science: "Science in Culture". [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 13 (1):121 - 140.
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  17. Silvan S. Schweber (1980). Darwin and the Political Economists: Divergence of Character. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 13 (2):195 - 289.
    Several stages can be identified in Darwin's effort to formulate natural selection. The first stage corresponded, roughly speaking, to the period up to 1844. It was characterized by Darwin's attempt to base his model of geographic speciation on an individualistic dynamics, with species understood as reproductively isolated populations. Toward the end of this period, Darwin's ignorance of the laws of variations and heredity led him to adopt varieties and species as the units of variations. This had the extremely important effect (...)
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  18. Silvan S. Schweber (1979). Review: The Young Darwin. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 12 (1):175 - 192.
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  19. Silvan S. Schweber (1979). The Young Darwin. Journal of the History of Biology 12 (1):175-192.
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  20. S. S. Schweber (1978). The Genesis of Natural Selection-1838: Some Further Insights. BioScience 28 (5):321-326.
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  21. Silvan S. Schweber (1977). The Origin of the "Origin" Revisited. Journal of the History of Biology 10 (2):229 - 316.
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